Orthographize Or*thog"ra*phize, v. t. To spell correctly or according to usage; to correct in regard to spelling. [1913 Webster]

In the coalesced into ith, which modern reaction has orthographized to i' th'. --Earle. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthographize — /awr thog reuh fuyz /, v., orthographized, orthographizing. v.t. 1. to spell correctly or according to the rules of orthography. v.i. 2. to apply the rules of correct spelling. Also, esp. Brit., orthographise. [1605 15; ORTHOGRAPH(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • orthographize — or·thog·ra·phize …   English syllables

  • orthographize — ˌfīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: orthography + ize 1. a. : to spell correctly or according to usage b. : to correct in regard to spelling 2. : to devise a writing system for (a language) …   Useful english dictionary

  • spell — Synonyms and related words: Jonah, access, act for, add up to, alchemy, allure, alternate, amount to, appeal, argue, arsis, attraction, augur, bad influence, be construed as, beat, becharm, beguile, bespeak, betoken, bewitch, bewitchery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spell out — Synonyms and related words: account for, adduce, allegorize, amplify, anatomize, atomize, circumstantiate, cite, clarify, clear up, complete, construe, crack, decipher, demonstrate, demythologize, descend to particulars, detail, document,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • syllable — Synonyms and related words: Spenserian stanza, allophone, alveolar, antistrophe, antonym, apico alveolar, apico dental, articulation, aspiration, assimilation, atom, bilabial, bit, book, burden, cacuminal, canto, cerebral, check, chorus,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • write out — Synonyms and related words: book, calendar, carve, catalog, chalk, chalk up, check in, chronicle, copy, copy out, cut, docket, draft, draw up, edit, enface, engrave, engross, enroll, enscroll, enter, file, fill out, grave, impanel, incise, index …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spell — I v 1. orthographize, name or say the letters, write the letters, write out. 2. signify, mean, amount to, add up to, promise, look like; signal, indicate, point to; denote, bespeak, stand for, symbolize, represent; portend, augur, presage, omen.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • orthography —   n. correct spelling.    ♦ orthographer,    ♦ orthographist, n.    ♦ orthographize, v.i …   Dictionary of difficult words

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